MAY 31ST TEAM IS HEADED FOR THE SUMMIT!!!

The team woke to sunny skies and calm weather, so they packed up and began their summit bid. Best of luck to the team! We’ll keep you posted as we hear from them….

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MEET THE JUNE 17 TEAM

On Wednesday, June 17th, a small group of climbers met in Anchorage, AK to join a team of Mountain Trip guides for an attempt to climb the highest peak in North America.  Denali rises 20,320′ above the not-too-distant sea.  Located close to the Arctic Circle, it is famous for presenting climbers with extreme cold and…

JUNE 10 WEDBERG TEAM MOVES TO 14 CAMP

The team enjoyed a leisurely breakfast of bacon and eggs (seems like they didn’t enjoy the kale :), broke camp, and headed to 14 Camp. As described in yesterday’s post, the team headed up Motorcycle Hill, Squirrel Hill, across the Polo Fields, and around Windy Corner. But today the team continued past the cache site…

JUNE 10 WILLIAMS TEAM CACHES AT 13,500′

Jim called in the dispatch tonight, and he reports that Gary, Roger and Steve carried a load of equipment and supplies to a cache site at 13,500′. Immediately out of camp the team began ascending Motorcycle Hill, which gains approximately 1000′, then they tackled Squirrel Hill before cresting onto the relatively moderate terrain of the…

MAY 31ST TEAM AT HIGH CAMP

It sounds like it’s been cold and windy up at High Camp. The team spent the day rebuilding and reinforcing the snow walls that surround their camp. Eugene reports that the wind really picked up during the night. The team is in a holding pattern, waiting for an opportunity to continue the ascent. Fingers crossed…

MESSAGE FROM TEAM HERNAN

Hernan called in the team report tonight, and from what I gather he is doing well and he send lots of love to his family and friends.

The team moved from Base Camp to Camp 1 today.

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JUNE 10 WEDBERG TEAM CACHES

Joey called in the team report tonight. It sounds like the team is in good spirits and enjoying some nice, clear weather. Today the team carried a load of equipment and supplies from Camp 2 to a cache site at 13,500′. Right out of camp the team began a steep ascent of Motorcycle Hill, which…